Chances are that you will need legal advice right from the inception of your business. There are many ways a lawyer can help in addition to getting your company set up and properly authorized to conduct business.
Selecting a lawyer to work with your business should be done carefully. A lawyer will be one of your key advisors -- you will want to ensure that you are comfortable with him or her and find it easy to exchange ideas. It does no good if you are intimidated or uncomfortable asking questions, or discussing a problem. Sometimes it might be necessary to change attorneys as your business needs change, but this can be an expensive process, so take some time with the selection process.
Here's a practical approach to selecting a lawyer:
The following questions will help you get started with the interview process:
(from The Busy
Woman's Guide to successful Self-Employment
by Women Incorporated, 7/97)
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